Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer

Location Worksop
Job Type Permanent
Salary £36000 - 40000 per year holidays + pension
Reference RB1999D

Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer

Location: Worksop

Salary:  £37,300

Shifts: Panama pattern 12-hour days

The Company

The company that is looking for a multi skilled maintenance engineer is a global chilled food to go manufacturer that has exclusive contracts with major supermarket chains.

They have over 15 UK sites and turn over a billion pound per annum.

There site near Worksop employs over a 1000 people and produces over 120 million units annually.

The company is about embark on a large 8-million-pound investment package in new machinery and equipment including installing 13 new robots to make the site more automated.   

The Role

The multi skilled maintenance engineer’s role will be working in a team of over 20 and be centred around working to a planned preventive maintenance plan that will be controlled by a computer system.

There will be an element of projects and installation work with the current plans to invest and make the plant more automated.

However, must of the planned and installation work will be left to the night shift when the factory is in shutdown. The role during the day will be reacting to breakdowns in a timely efficient manner to ensure low level of production disruption.

The normal breakdowns the maintenance engineer’s role will include are mainly after water ingress from cleaning, but a variety of other breakdowns occur on a less common basis.

Electrically the role will include fault finding with a multi-meter, going through panels, sensors, relays, motors, safety circuits and replacing components.

Mechanically the role will include fault finding, excessive vibration checks, chains, belts, bearings.

There will be some working on PLC’s however no programming will be required it will just be checking I/O’s reading schematics and checking HMI screens


The multi skilled maintenance engineer will be working on a Panama shift pattern with 12-hour day shifts from 6am to 6pm.

A Panama shift pattern is:

2 shifts on followed by 2 days off 3 shifts on followed by 2 days off 2 shifts on followed by 3 days off on 2 week rolling rota.

The Person.

To be considered for the multi skilled maintenance engineer role you must be the following:

  • Be NVQ Level 3 trained
  • Be electrically biased
  • Ideally from a food manufacturing background but not essential
  • Be able to:
  • Fault find
  • Read drawing
  • Isolate parts
  • T.O.L.O
  • Work on AC/DC
  • Be confident
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Have a positive attitude to life and work
  • Be motivated
  • Be hard working

The Benefits

  • Salary- £37,300 per annum
  • With over times this can add up to roughly £39,300
  • Over time paid at time and a half double time on a Sunday and any hours over 39 hours per week is classed as overtime
  • 28 days a year inclusive of bank holiday
  • Pension
  • Training and development potential

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